Residents sue El-Rufai over planned demolition of houses
Counsel to the aggrieved parties, Bello Ibrahim, alleged that the government trespassed on the property in contention.He said the houses are located in Nasarawa, also known as Bayan Library, in Zaria Local Government Area of the state.
Kukah berates El-Rufai over comments against Southern Kaduna christian clerics
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, yesterday berated Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai, for accusing Southern Kaduna Christian clerics of using the killings of its natives by armed herdsmen to receive financial support from churches overseas
El-Rufai canvasses removal of labour matters from exclusive list
Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has canvassed removal of labour matters from the exclusive list “to save the nation from constant confrontation by the Nigerian Labour Congress [NLC] against popular government policies” especially in the education and health sectors. El-Rufai made the suggestion yesterday in Abuja while addressing stakeholders in education and health sectors…
Presidency denies re-introduction of onshore/offshore dichotomy
The Presidency has denied claims that on-shore/off-shore dichotomy has been reintroduced in the sharing of Federation Account Allocation to littoral states as it concerns crude oil revenue.
Senator Sani’s lawyer accuses Kaduna AG of breaches in El-Rufai’s N2 billion suit
Kaduna State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice has been accused of professional misconduct in a case of N2 billion libel suit filed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai against Senator Shehu Sani over an alleged defamation.
Rights activist, Bako Abdul Usman says delay in Kaduna State council polls is rape on democracy
A top official of Campaign for Democracy (CD), Comrade Bako Abdul Usman, has chided the Kaduna State government for not holding local council election till this year. It is belated and a rape on democracy, he said.
I’m waiting on Nigerians to decide 2019 move, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was still waiting to hear from more Nigerians before he takes any decision to re-contest for the presidency next year.
APC crisis: El-Rufai slams N2bn defamation suit on Sani
There seems to be no end in sight yet in the crisis rocking the Kaduna State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as Governor Nasir El-Rufai has filed a suit at the State High, seeking N500million damages each from the senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, for alleged defamation of character. El-Rufai, who personally filed…
Teachers recruitment: El-Rufai kneels, begs appraisal teams to expose smuggled applicants
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-rufai yesterday went on his knees, begging appraisal teams responsible for conducting the final screening exercise for newly recruited teachers to fish out the smuggled applicants among them.
NLC faults El-Rufai on 25,000 teachers
The Kaduna State chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has faulted Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s claim about recruiting 25, 000 teachers.The state chairman, Adamu Ango, spoke at the 40th anniversary of the union in Kaduna.
El-Rufai’s politics of demolition
Carl Von Clausewitz has an ardent disciple in Nigeria. Clausewitz was the Prussian general and military strategist who theorised that war is an extension of politics by other means. But Nasir El-Rufai who is evidently enamoured of this theorisation has reformulated it to suit his condition. Obviously encumbered by his lack of access to an…